Archdiocese of Boston says bill would put its efforts to assist victims at risk.
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The amount, with the average amounting to about $300,000 per person, is one of the largest by a U.S. diocese.
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The initiative is in response to Pope Francis’ 2016 invitation to bishops around the world to establish a day on which to pray for those subjected to sexual abuse.
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The report is expect to answer questions about how McCarrick rose through the ecclesiastical ranks despite apparently widespread rumors of sexual misconduct over the years.
After New York’s bishops dropped their opposition, the measure passed nearly unanimously in the state Legislature.
The upcoming day of prayer and reconciliation will ask God and survivors of abuse to forgive the Church for every time its ministers failed to protect children or support them.